University of California, Riverside

WCGEC



Mission and Vision


WCGEC Mission 

Research, Education, and Application -- To take a holistic approach to addressing energy storage research needs and issues, broadly ranging from technical issues, economic development, and ecological wellness.

This new center will advance solutions for today’s energy storage demands, while developing far-sighted energy storage research and energy-use strategies for tomorrow’s applications. Bridging the gap between industry and academia, the center will contribute to the economic, social and environmental health of communities around the world. This innovative center will:

  • Foster a premier academic environment of research and discovery in sustainable energy, with a focus on storage issues;
  • Educate a diverse and distinguished engineering workforce that is dedicated to addressing global energy needs;
  • Offer tools and training that will increase the capacity of public and private planners, architects, engineers, utilities and developers to design and build energy-efficient community projects;
  • Reach out to global organizations and businesses as a partner in fostering clean energy storage solutions; and
  • Inspire leadership and community action to address energy storage issues in California and the world.

A Vision for Global Energy Storage

Energy, the motive force of civilization, will be more efficiently and sustainably employed through advanced technologies which integrate its generation, storage and distribution.

Goals of the Winston Chung Global Energy Center

  • Advance solutions for today’s energy storage demands;
  • Develop far-sighted energy storage research and energy-use strategies for tomorrow’s applications;
  • Foster a premier academic environment of research and discovery in sustainable energy, with a focus on storage issues;
  • Educate a diverse and distinguished engineering workforce that is dedicated to addressing global energy needs;
  • Offer tools and training that will increase the capacity of public and private planners, architects, engineers, utilities and developers to design and build energy-efficient community projects;
  • Reach out to global organizations and businesses as a partner in fostering clean energy storage solutions; and
  • Inspire leadership and community action to address energy storage issues in California and the world.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

College Information

Winston Chung Global Energy Center
MSE 204
Riverside, CA 92521

Tel: (951) 781-5676
Fax: (951) 781-5790
E-mail: wsuh@engr.ucr.edu

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